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Summer fireworks shows and fireflies pivot around Elkhorn Campgrounds

  The Elkhorn Campgrounds is at the epicenter of some of Wisconsin’s best sky shows during the summer months. Fireworks are not allowed in the campgrounds, of course. Tents and burning magnesium are a bad mix. However, there are so many early summer displays in neighboring communities, you won’t have to go far for the booms. June 30 is Elkhorn’s Star Spangled Celebration at Sunset park, with fireworks at dusk, just a few minutes from Elkhorn Campgrounds. But there are a few other notable shows in the area before and after, including …   June 23 – St. Mary’s Fun Festival in Waukesha is a 33 drive. June 24 – Kettle Moraine Days in historic Eagle is a 24 minute drive. June 28 – Milwaukee’s Big Bang is the state’s largest display. Gawkers start gathering a day ahead of time on the lakefront. It happens in conjunction with Summerfest, so prepare for traffic. It’s a 45-minute drive. July 1 brings Independence Day fireworks to Burlington (a 10 minute drive), T

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